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OO In LQSQ Re When Seattle-born Colleen Yorke married her high school sweetheart, a Nebraska farm boy, she made it very clear that she would never live on a farm. Her four sons were born in Seattle, and she discovered that there was nothing much for them to do but play in a small yard under her constant supervision. So mother found a five-acre farm near Kent and most enthusiastically acquired pigs and chickens and a cow. The next move was to Salmon La Sac where, as a family venture, the Yorkes ran a resort for three yeal~. "'We ran a lodge, a restaurant and a grocery store," Colleen explained. "We had cabins and we rented horses" A generavor supplied electricity, but many nights were lighted only by candles Propane gas was used i